Overpopulation in Pakistan (Contemporary Issues) -ZK
A THREAT TO PAKISTAN! ZAREEN KHAN 090303-003 (BS-SS)
General: A particular section, group, or type of living things (people and animals) in an area or country. Specific: The people living within a political or geographical boundary.
World population: 6.918 billion. (2011)* Pakistan’s population: 180,808,000 approx.(2011) Pakistans major alliances: Arab and Muslim countries, along with China and USA. Pakistan’s major rivalries: India and Israel. *referred from: United States Census Bureau
The condition of having a dense population causing environmental deterioration, an impaired quality of life, or a population crash.DENSE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT OVER- POPULATION (The Earth) POPULATION
Early marriages, Increase in birth rate, Decrease in death rate, Desires for sons, Polygamy (more than two wives at a time), Increase in immigration, Inconsistent government policies, Lack of resources (medical facilities, clean water, education etc.), No family planning.
Limited food supply available, Poverty, Bad economic climate (unemployment), Over crowded streets and lack of transport, Pollution (air, noise and water), No advanced technology for developments, Health and housing problem, Inflation, Increased crime rate, Political instability.
Depopulate: Death penalty for criminals, Promoting adoption, Making euthanasia legal. Proper family planning, Confined household composition (china- draconian measures), Promoting education, Building more institutions, Best hospital facilities, Support from media to address mass media, Break tribalism culture- unnecessary marriages, Support women in education and professional fields, Subsidies to public for welfare support, Promote tree growth (agriculture sector), Introduce depopulation programs (primary health care and population), World Population Day on 11 July- (seminars/speeches for awareness).